December 2005

abc xyz is an ingenious internet site for those looking to expand their knowledge of Fabrics. A "Complete Fabric Destination," abc xyz lives up to its claim to be a one stop source for information, referrals, and resources. Do you need to know the proper fabric care information for a specific type of fabric? Interested in Vintage Fabrics? Not sure whether your newly purchased fabric is a knit or a woven? You've come to the right place!

abc xyz may be able to answer your question through a simple search. If not, one can post questions in the handy Q&A section of the website. Otherwise, feel free to browse current site articles or project ideas, or submit your own. The site map makes its features clear and accessible to the reader and includes the following topics:

  • Fabric Information
  • Looking for Fabrics and Sources
  • Fabric Store
  • Participate: Projects, Contests, Newsletter
  • Site Search
  • Marketing Tips and Advertising
  • Site Info / Useful Stuff

Each topic contains sub-headlines that can carry you further into your research.

abc xyz also has a fantastic online fabric store. If you are familiar with the basics and have time to place an order, their store carries a variety of silks and wools in an impressive range of colors.

Fashion design students, home sewers, clothing manufacturers, and retailers can all benefit from logging onto this interactive website and leave with a better understanding of current fabrics.

Reviewer: Karen Schultz, FIDM Library Staff Member